The C.A.R.E. Council

Leadership Team

Alexa Hays PhD - web

Alexa Hays, PhD

Alexa is currently the Wellness Psychologist for the C.A.R.E. Team. She is responsible for program development/evaluation and support of ongoing efforts across multiple levels of the Cooper system to promote professional fulfillment and resiliency amongst employees. She also supervises psychology trainees on the Behavioral Medicine Consultation-Liaison service and sees patients in an integrated primary care clinic. She is passionate about advocating for well-being, as such, she serves on several committees, including Graduate Medical Education Wellness, Physician Wellness, and Physician and APP Peer Support.

Gilrain

Kelly Gilrain, PhD

Kelly is the Director of Behavioral Medicine and the Director of Psychological Services at Cooper. She began working in the positive psychology research space during graduate school. She has been engaged in well-being initiatives at Cooper for over 5 years, providing didactics and resiliency groups for teams across the health system. This escalated with the pandemic and she became a core member of the Resiliency Resources Team, which has now transitioned into the C.A.R.E. Program. She has publications in the area of program development and well-being and numerous media presentations, invited lectures and CME trainings related to resiliency, mindfulness, self-care and health-care workers well-being.

Rostain

Anthony Rostain, MD

Tony is the Chief & Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Cooper.

Council Members

Maya Bass MD - web

Maya Bass, MD

Maya Bass is currently the Program Director of the Family Medicine Residency of Cooper. She began focusing on Wellness when she became a certified yoga instructor prior to entering medical school. Since graduating she has worked as a Residency wellness director, lead GME wellness initiatives, performed wellness-focused research, and has acted as wellness faculty for the American Academy of Family Practice. She is dedicated to providing compassionate care to stigmatized populations, incorporating social justice into medical education and improving the overall wellness of her patients, learners, and communities.

Ana Bullock

Ana Bullock, PsyD

Ana is currently the Psychology Internship Training Director. She began contributing to wellbeing initiatives in 2019, supporting cross-discipline initiatives to introduce and maintain a culture emphasizing wellbeing at Cooper. She began by running resiliency groups to cope with burnout and improve professional fulfillment prior to the pandemic, and has since contributed to resiliency groups related to COVID-19 and critical incidents across units. Additionally, she has integrated positive psychology topics, such as gratitude, into didactic lectures across the health system to support continuing education in the area of wellness.

Campbell

Eileen Campbell, MSN, APN

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Fizur

Phil Fizur, PsyD

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Goodwin

Christina Goodwin, PhD

While working as an outpatient psychologist, Christina became interested in wellbeing in the workplace, after noticing it was a common topic discussed in therapy sessions. When the pandemic hit, she worked with other mental health providers to build resiliency among Cooper employees and providers. She provided ‘mental health first aid’ to individuals and co-facilitated resiliency groups throughout the hospital system. Since that time she has been a member of the Resiliency Resources Team, which is now called the C.A.R.E. Program.

Mark Thomas - web

Mark Thomas, DO

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Watson

Paula Watson, MS

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